Setup 22.214.171.124: New packages do not show up automatically. Bug or Feature ?
Mon Nov 26 14:36:00 GMT 2001
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Sent: Monday, November 26, 2001 5:16 PM
Subject: Setup 126.96.36.199: New packages do not show up automatically. Bug
or Feature ?
> With the recent addition of a lot of new packages (after the
> freeze due to the new setup is over) I noticed that they do
> not show up in the initial or partial view. I ususally use the partial
view, since that gives a quick summary of
> updates to installed packages. However new packages are not
> shown in this view.
Correct. This is by design.
> Is this intentional behaviour ?
> Maybe a category 'New' can be introduced which shows
> packages added since the last run of setup ?
Already in the wishlist, but detecting added packages, while fairly
straightforward requries us to have a database on what is available, and
currently that database - setup.ini - is readonly on the client.
> Debian's dselect has such a facility.
dselect is a wonderful thing :}.
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